[noun] (law) the unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment Synonyms: kidnapping
[noun] a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted overhead in one rapid motion
[noun] the act of catching an object with the hands; "Mays made the catch with his back to the plate"; "he made a grab for the ball before it landed"; "Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away"; "the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion" Synonyms: catch, grab, snap
[verb] to grasp hastily or eagerly; "Before I could stop him the dog snatched the ham bone" Synonyms: up, snap
[verb] to make grasping motions; "the cat snatched at the butterflies"
[verb] take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom; "The industrialist's son was kidnapped" Synonyms: kidnap, nobble, abduct